Pokhara Shopping

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    At the Chital market, selling yeast
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  • HAZARI ARTS EMPORIUM: HOT TO BUY A PASHMINA

    by hazari Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    HAZARI PASHMINA'S IS VERY FAMOUS IN THE LAKE SIDE, HAZARI ARTS AND CRAFTS IS ALSO IN LAKE SIDE, HAZARI ARTS IS IN KATHMANDU , ORIENTAL ARTS AND HANDICRAFT{THE GROUP OF HAZARI} OPPOSITE BOOMRANG RESTAURANT LAKE SIDE POKHARA NEPAL. MANUFACTURER, EXPORTERS, WHOLESALERS AND RETAIL DEALER OF Leather Garments, Suede, Silk and wool chain stitch Rugs, Hand knotted silk on silk carpets, Wood carving , Paper machie and all kind of CASHMERE AND PASHMINA SHAWLS, Silk scarfs, Sarees, Hand made bed covers, Cushion covers, ladies tops, kimono,night suits and other handmade goods------------.

    What to buy: PASHMINA'S VERY CHEAP RATHER THEN OTHER SHOPKEEPERS.

    What to pay: 200 RUPEES TILL 1500RUPEES

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  • HAZARI ARTS EMPORIUM: HOT TO BUY A PASHMINA

    by hazari Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    HAZARI PASHMINA'S IS VERY FAMOUS IN THE LAKE SIDE, HAZARI ARTS AND CRAFTS IS ALSO IN LAKE SIDE, HAZARI ARTS IS IN KATHMANDU , ORIENTAL ARTS AND HANDICRAFT{THE GROUP OF HAZARI} OPPOSITE BOOMRANG RESTAURANT LAKE SIDE POKHARA NEPAL. MANUFACTURER, EXPORTERS, WHOLESALERS AND RETAIL DEALER OF Leather Garments, Suede, Silk and wool chain stitch Rugs, Hand knotted silk on silk carpets, Wood carving , Paper machie and all kind of CASHMERE AND PASHMINA SHAWLS, Silk scarfs, Sarees, Hand made bed covers, Cushion covers, ladies tops and other handmade goods------------.

    What to buy: PASHMINA'S VERY CHEAP RATHER THEN OTHER SHOPKEEPERS.

    What to pay: 200 RUPEES TILL 1500RUPEES

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    The Classical Thanka Painting: Original Thanka Paintings

    by tayloretc Updated Jun 10, 2010

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    You can find thanka paintings all over the place, but it’s rare to meet the artist, and especially an artist of this calibre. I walked by here several times, passing more slowly each time until I finally stopped to talk to the artist. He stopped his work to tell me about different paintings, and about the classes he teaches here. The photo shows the gallery, with the artist standing on the right – the big space on the back wall is where my painting was hanging (see the next photo for a detail). The range of sizes, complexities (and therefore prices), and color palettes mean there’s something here that you will want to take home.

    What to pay: Wide range, but generally higher end than you'll find in the tourist shops.

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  • Trends Nepal: Elegant shop

    by david120987 Written Nov 4, 2009

    There are dozens of carpet shops along the strip at Lakeside. All sell rugs, shawls, bed spreads and reams of glossy coffee-table covers. TRENDS NEPAL & Hazari arts emporium probably has the best stock. In Pokhara Best shop in and good choice.

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    Several: T-shirts

    by PierreZA Updated Jan 10, 2009

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    Embroidery - T-shirt

    There are many shops selling T-shirts in Pokhara. Some have great Batik work on them, but more common would be the embroidered T-shirts. You can any blank T Shirt from the store, where they have an in-house tailor doing the embroidery.
    There are many different designs to choose from.
    When you buy T-shirts, don't buy according to the size it says on the label - you have to fit them. E.g not all Medium T-shirts in the same shop will be 'the same medium'

    What to buy: T-shirts

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    Many shops: General

    by PierreZA Written Jan 10, 2009

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    Shopping in Pokhara

    Shopping in Pokhara is much more enjoyable than shopping in Kathmandu. You might not find the variety, but there is still more than enough to choose from.
    There are some good Tibetan shops where you can buy very nice souvenirs.
    You will find many clothing stores, stationary shops, small supermarkets, music shops etc.

    What to buy: Clothing
    Tibetan souvenirs
    Locally made paper products

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    The ***al Market: Need to stock up for a major trek?

    by Saagar Updated Apr 15, 2008

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    At the Chital market, selling yeast

    The ***al Market is a covered market hall where local producers hire a spot of the day or season and sell high-quality veggies and other local produce. Very calm, quiet and out of the way from the street chaos and exhaust fumes.
    Do not blame me for the way VT is sensoring correct spelling of non-American English. An alternative way of spelling it is Chital if that is more acceptable to the Simpsons, he, he.

    What to buy: The main market hall has vegetables and fruits, the side stall everything else produced in villages near Pokhara for food and kitchen use.

    What to pay: Cheap, but a bit more than from street vendors.

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    Lake side Pokhara: Tanakha Paintings!

    by goutammitra Written Oct 29, 2007

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    Tanakha Painting in the making!

    This will be good idea to buy Tanakha Paintings, which is usually made on cloth or craft paper, can be easily rolled and taken to home. Tanakha paintings originate in Tibet and the refugees from Tibet brought it all over. Its a slow painstaking process takes several hours to finish one of 20" * 24" size. You will find the painter is making it in front of you. Pricewise this is very expensive as this is a kind of graphic art and does not involve much details or intricacies of art. Go for huge bargain start with 40-50% what he says and you may be a winner! Please dont be shy while bargaining!

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    Local Shops.: For Daily Need- From Shoes to Beer

    by goutammitra Updated Oct 2, 2007

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    This is a good idea! In most of the rural shops you get everything of your daily need. Right from Photo films, Camera, Vegetables, Sweetmeat, Onions, Ginger, Potato, Detergent to Whisky. You get everything and they do good business. This I felt worth mentioning in shopping tip.

    What to pay: Very reasonable Price!

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  • Pokhara Cottage Emporium, Lakeside: Pashmina Shawls in Pokhara

    by NYClovesNepal Written Sep 23, 2007

    This unique shop is large, airy, and artistically designed. Breath-taking displays of color and fabrics. Most special is the shopkeeper, who treats every customer like family, welcoming you with a cup of tea and a place to rest and relax while you shop. Excellent local goods, wonderful conversation, no pressure, a great afternoon for the weary tourist or the shopper who wants many choices and great prices.

    What to buy: Pokhara Cottage Emporium specializes in affordable Pashmina shawls, brilliantly-colored, well-made wall hangings and handmade jewelry pieces that are truly one-of-a-kind. Gemstones of all types and sizes.

    What to pay: Shawls range in price, depending upon quality of fabric and embroidery: $5USD to $100USD. Worth every penny. Jewelry and gemstones very competitive prices.

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    Hazari Arts: Nice bed cover

    by kifi Written Oct 19, 2006
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    I find out that you have diverdify choice in this shop. Not only good price also service. And you can get special items what others don't have. I love hand made bed cover what i bought in this shop very much.

    What to buy: bed cover and pashmina. More cheaper than KTM.

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    Shops along lakeside area: Nepalese and Tibetian souvenirs

    by victorwkf Updated Nov 1, 2005

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    Tibetian art shop at Pokhara, Nepal

    There are many shops along the lakeside area selling souvenirs.

    What to buy: Many local Nepalese and Tibetian handicrafts for you to choose and at a relatively cheap price as compared to Kathmandu. You could spend one whole afternoon shopping here.

    What to pay: Considering the low value of the Nepalese currency, you probably spent very little compared to other countries.

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    Main department store on Mahendrapul: Mahendrapul & Chipledhunga

    by Saagar Written Dec 22, 2004

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    Clothes shopping on mahendrapul

    Yes, there is such a thing as a department store in Pokhara. However, the range of shops is limited to clothing, cosmetics and women's things, bags and accessories.

    What to buy: Clothing, gifts for people whom you are visiting.
    Watch for the quality, apart from that the prices are fine and there is nothing of the make-believe stuff on Lake Side.
    Cheap clothing such as wool/wool mix sweaters for cold route trekking can be bought here.

    What to pay: Very affordable

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  • They know about tourists!

    by siggyincardiff Written Feb 6, 2004

    What to buy: There's a lot of jewellery and locally-crafted items available in Pokhara, although not much that you couldn't get in Kathmandu.

    What to pay: Prices agreed by bartering. The traders know about tourists and will overcharge by as much as they can if you don't haggle, but it is a poor area so be fair.

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    no name ...At the lakeside (on the street): Stuff exchange with Tibetan women

    by Tenten7 Written Jan 5, 2004

    According to my sister, she ended up talking to a Tibetan woman on the street and they exchanged lots of things, like a Japanese 50 yen for an eraser, 30 rupee for fossils &c...
    No doubt it's a great fun. (in 1997)

    What to buy: Fossils... because personally I love stones!

    What to pay: max 100 rupee

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